Rene Izqueirdo-Live, June 10, 2011
Cuban guitarist Rene Izquierdo travels the world bringing his bright, brisk interpretations of classical guitar to everything from solo recitals to full orchestras. Izquierdo is a graduate of the Amadeo Roldan Conservatory and Superior Institute del Arte in Cuba and holds a Master of Music from Yale University. He currently teaches guitar at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Classical Guitar Magazine recently praised Rene Izquierdo for his “virtuoso technique, dazzling speed, and beautiful tonal control.” You can see Izquierda play the songs of his native Cuba for yourself at Cuba! hosted by the Austin Classical Guitar Society at the Mexican American Cultural Center in downtown Austin. If you can’t make it out to the concert just tune into KUT TODAY at 2 for a live session with Rene Izquierdo in Studio 1a.